Barred: Media kept out of Silver Woods estate

2013-02-19 00:00

THE manager of the Silver Woods estate where Oscar Pistorius shot Reeva Steenkamp said yesterday security had been tightened and no media would be allowed in.

“We have forbidden residents to let any media in and I feel it their duty to respect the privacy of other residents,” said Eugene St Leger Denny.

At the weekend, he said, former members of the management got SMSes from media offering bribes for access to the Pistorius house and yard.

“Even that didn’t work, and will not work,” he said.

St Leger Denny denied

rumours that members of the foreign media were let in at the weekend and removed by

police.

“No, my security is very strong and I would have known about that,” he said. “Our priority is to protect our residents’ privacy.”

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